Fashion PR Fridays: Fashion, PR & Marketing Links 10.14.11

French brand Hermès expands its horizons and makes a line of luxury saris. The prints and colors are beautiful and might tempt you to pick one up whether you need it or not. (via The High Low)

The Liz Claiborne brand is sold to JC Penny for $267.5 million, but it makes one wonder what is to happen to this iconic brand? (via Fashionista)

Alexa Chung is going to be back on TV! Her older show, It’s On With Alexa Chung, was canceled but reports are saying that she will host a new fashion reality show made out to be a new Project Runway. (via Style Caster)

J. Crew names Diego Scotti, previously executive creative director at Vogue, as its new head of marketing. (via Women’s Wear Daily)

The classic novel, The Great Gatsby, is being turned into a film and the stars are going to be decked out in Tiffany and Co.’s exclusive designs for the movie. (via



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Known as the “fashion publicist’s most powerful accessory,” (San Diego Union-Tribune) and the “West Coast ‘It’ girl of fashion PR,” (YFS Magazine) Crosby Noricks put fashion public relations on the digital map when she launched PR Couture in 2006. She is the author of Ready to Launch: The PR Couture Guide to Breaking into Fashion PR, available on Amazon. Crosby spends her time managing PR Couture and mentoring fashion publicists through PRISM and Instappable, as well as the biannual NYC workshop, Fashion PR Confidential. Occasionally, she opens up limited consulting spots for emerging brands through her signature offering, The Brand Elixir.